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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Vijay Rao is Excellent. Dr. Rao has been reviewed by 2 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Vijay Rao, BS, MBBS, MD is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology.

  • She has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Adenoma (Warthin's tumor)
  • Ear Cancer
  • Femur Head Necrosis
  • Jaw Disorders (Tempromandibular Joint Disorders)
  • Nose Cancer (Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms)
  • Osteitis Deformans (Paget's Disease)
  • Sino-Nasal Disorders
  • Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction Syndrome (TMJ)
  • Throat Cancer (Pharyngeal Neoplasm)

Education & Awards

Dr. Rao graduated from All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. She has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Paranasal Sinus Diseases
Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2006 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)


Dr. Rao has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 
  • Methodist Hospital 


  • Hindi

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Dr. Vijay M Rao BS, MBBS, and MD is a female Diagnostic Radiologist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Diagnostic Radiology.
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Dr. Vijay Rao practices Diagnostic Radiology near Philadelphia, PA.
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